Imperial War Museum
With its dramatic and contemporary glass-roofed main atrium, this Grade II listed building accommodates the Imperial War Museum London. It was formerly the central portion of Bethlem Royal Hospital, or Bedlam, as it was commonly known. Designed by James Lewis, it was completed in 1815. Situated within close proximity of both Westminster and the City, other attractions close by include The London Eye, The London Aquarium, The Houses of Parliament, Southbank Centre and Tate Britain.
Kitchen Front Café
The Cafe is currently closed for refurbishment and will re-open in July 2013.
The Kitchen Front Café reflects the values of food production in wartime Britan. Homemade, British, seasonal, wholesome and economical, these values are still and increasingly important today. The menu hints at some wartime dishes alongside our daily changing selection of soups, stews, pies, tarts, salads and sandwiches. We also serve a selection of sweet pastries, biscuits and cakes. Our tea and coffee is organic and Fairtrade. We are also fully licensed.
- Tomato and basil soup
- Chickpea, spinach and garlic stew
- Chocolate fudge cake
The café also has a variety of dishes for children including a Children's Box, a special hot item and some sweet favourites.
Open and closing times
We are open everyday from 10:00am to 5:30pm except Christmas Day.